China Syria policy
April 20, 2023
China’s Humanitarian Efforts Fail to Measure up in the Middle East
By Jesse Marks
For all the focus on Beijing’s diplomatic prowess in the region, there is one area where it falls woefully short: humanitarian aid.
March 11, 2019
China in Postwar Syria
By Nicholas Lyall
Beijing is set to be a major player as Syria rebuilds – but that includes footing the lion’s share of the bill.
August 20, 2018
Is China Increasing Its Military Presence in Syria?
By Logan Pauley and Jesse Marks
Parsing China's current -- and future -- involvement in the Syrian conflict.
April 16, 2018
Why Do Chinese Citizens Care so Much About Airstrikes on Syria This Time?
By Charlotte Gao
The reasons for the increased interest appear to be threefold.
December 07, 2017
Is China’s Uyghur Challenge Changing Its Calculus on Syria?
By Michael Clarke
What to make of recent reports that China is sending special forces to Syria?
April 11, 2017
US Airstrikes in Syria: Impact on China, Israel and the Middle East
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Christina Lin.
April 08, 2017
What Do Asian Governments Think About the US Strike on Syria?
By Catherine Putz
A look at what China, Indonesia, Australia, and other Asian states had to say about the strike.
February 16, 2017
Will China Pay for Syria to Rebuild?
By Wang Jin
China's political and economic incentives aren't enough for it to spend a massive sum helping Syria rebuild.
January 24, 2017
Xi’s Davos Speech: Is China the New Champion for the Liberal International Order?
By Thomas E. Kellogg
Don't expect China to fill in the gap should the United States retreat from global leadership.
December 20, 2016
China’s 'Arab Pivot' Signals the End of Non-Intervention
By Scott N. Romaniuk and Tobias J. Burgers
China’s interests in the Middle East may lead Beijing to assume a military role in the affairs of Arab states.
March 12, 2016
North Korea, Syria Headline China-Russia Talks
By Shannon Tiezzi
With China's foreign minister in Russia, bilateral issues took a back seat to crises in the Korean Peninsula and Syria.
February 27, 2016
China's Most Famous Artist Draws Attention to Syrian Refugees
By David Volodzko
Ai Weiwei is focusing on the plight of refugees in Greece.
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